Read the January Finance News for information on year-end finance tasks, a reminder about the importance of apportionments, upcoming church deadlines, how to handle renting a vehicle for a church trip, and a warning about e-mail scams targeting churches. Click here to view the newsletter.

  • 54.5 cents for every mile of business travel driven, up 1 cent from the rate for 2017
  • 18 cents per mile driven for medical or moving purposes, up 1 cent from the rate for 2017
  • 14 cents per mile driven in service of charitable organizations
  • Jan 13 - Statistics & Church Finance Training - Faith UMC, 1025 Tullar Rd, Neenah, WI 54956 (9 a.m. – Noon)
  • Feb 10 - Church Finance Training - SE District Meeting, Watertown UMC, 112 Hall St., Watertown, WI (9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
  • Mar 3 - Church Finance Training - Tomah UMC, 1105 Butts Ave., Tomah, WI 54660 (9:30 – 11:30 a.m.)
  • Mar 3 - Church Finance Training - Zion UMC, 2106 Peach St., Marshfield, WI 54449 (1:30 – 3:30 p.m.)
  • Mar 10 - Church Finance Training - Dodgeville UMC, 327 N. Iowa St., Dodgeville, WI 53533 (10 a.m. – Noon)
  • Mar 31 - Church Finance Training - Rhinelander UMC, 724 Arbutus St, Rhinelander, WI 54501 (10 a.m. – Noon)

Click here for more details to register for these trainings.

The Wisconsin Conference Board of Trustees is administering a bequest from the Groat Family. Grants are available to rural churches who are undertaking a capital/physical building improvement that addresses accessibility. Up to $10,000 in matching funds is available and applications are accepted through the year. Grants are awarded in January, April, July and October. 

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